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Outrage after woman's burning shows a changing Afghanistan - CNN
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:18:03 GMT

CNN

Outrage after woman's burning shows a changing Afghanistan
CNN
Soon after the incident, the images of her brutal slaying went viral on social media, noted Afghanistan's TOLO News. And this time, the outrage led Afghans to the streets, with assistance from Facebook and other social media. These platforms have ...
Seattle Afghan community remembers FarkhundaSeattle Globalist
Displaced Afghan women face prison-like conditionsYahoo! Maktoob News
Violence Against Afghan Women Reveals Crisis in Status of MenFair Observer

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Medical unit CO, CMC fired amid Afghanistan deployment - NavyTimes.com
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:15:37 GMT

NavyTimes.com

Medical unit CO, CMC fired amid Afghanistan deployment
NavyTimes.com
The commanding officer and command master chief of an Afghanistan-based medical unit have been fired in the midst of a toxic command climate investigation, Navy Times has learned. Capt. Maria Majar and Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Shane Reece, ...
US Navy Fires Commanding Officer in Afghanistan Due to Loss of ConfidenceSputnik International

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The Pentagon Can't Account for $45 Billion It Spent in Afghanistan - Gizmodo
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:44:21 GMT

Gizmodo

The Pentagon Can't Account for $45 Billion It Spent in Afghanistan
Gizmodo
The Department of Defense has spent $66 billion since 2002 rebuilding Afghanistan. But amazingly, it can't account for $45 billion of that money. That's billion with a capital B. The auditing office in charge of overseeing the reconstruction of ...
Former Blackwater gets rich as Afghan drug production hits record highThe Guardian
Blackwater: The Top Pentagon Contractor for Afghanistan Training | The NationThe Nation. (blog)
How the Pentagon Lost Track of $45 BillionWar is Boring

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Securing Afghanistan Means Relying On Difficult US Partner -- Pakistan's Army - Huffington Post
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:57:36 GMT

Huffington Post

Securing Afghanistan Means Relying On Difficult US Partner -- Pakistan's Army
Huffington Post
One man's country had once given Osama bin Laden safe haven to plan 9/11; the other's destroyed that refuge and propped up an entirely new government in Afghanistan, losing over 2,000 soldiers and spending over $1 trillion in the process. Standing side ...
Withdrawal plan benefits AfghanistanDaily Trojan Online
Afghanistan's Next ChapterNew York Times
Trudy Rubin: Afghanistan's needs go beyond 2016Omaha World-Herald
The Spokesman Review -The Diplomat
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Oregon Guard battalion's Afghanistan tour marked by turnover - OregonLive.com
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:03:47 GMT

OregonLive.com

Oregon Guard battalion's Afghanistan tour marked by turnover
OregonLive.com
Hazing within the ranks of one Oregon National Guard unit in Kabul, Afghanistan, led a battalion commander to shake up some of its leaders during the deployment. As a result, some of the Oregon National Guard soldiers coming home from Afghanistan this ...



$45 Billion in Tax Dollars Goes Missing in Afghanistan - The Fiscal Times
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:42:51 GMT

The Fiscal Times

$45 Billion in Tax Dollars Goes Missing in Afghanistan
The Fiscal Times
Hundreds of millions of dollars are missing in action in Afghanistan, and auditors are blaming the Pentagon's flawed accounting practices for the problem. A new report from the office of John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan ...
The Pentagon Can't Account For $US45 Billion It Spent In AfghanistanGizmodo Australia

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Deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan did not increase vets' suicide risk, study finds - 89.3 KPCC
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:02:33 GMT

89.3 KPCC

Deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan did not increase vets' suicide risk, study finds
89.3 KPCC
While the suicide rate among active duty U.S. military has increased in the last decade, a large-scale study has found that it was not associated with deployment to the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. The study also found that those who left the service ...
Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Not Behind Rising Suicide Rates in Military: StudyU.S. News & World Report
Study Finds Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Doesn't Explain Military SuicidesHealth.com
Study: no link between suicide and serving in or near war zonesWCNC

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New Marine team heads into Afghanistan with Georgians - Marine Corps Times
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:10:07 GMT

Marine Corps Times

New Marine team heads into Afghanistan with Georgians
Marine Corps Times
Known as the Georgia Liaison Team, the 18-man group provides support and advice to the Georgians as they assume security operations at what once served as the largest U.S. installation in Afghanistan. Though officials announced an end to the Corps' ...

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Afghanistan's Supreme Court Sentences Journalist's Killer - New York Times
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:27:41 GMT

Deutsche Welle

Afghanistan's Supreme Court Sentences Journalist's Killer
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that a police officer convicted of murdering an Associated Press photographer, Anja Niedringhaus, should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country's attorney general ...
Afghanistan: Death sentence commuted for murderer of German photographer ...Deutsche Welle

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The Great Game in Afghanistan (21st Century Update) - Truthdig
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:16:20 GMT

Truthdig

The Great Game in Afghanistan (21st Century Update)
Truthdig
Call it an irony, if you will, but as the Obama administration struggles to slow down or halt its scheduled withdrawal from Afghanistan, newly elected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is performing a withdrawal operation of his own. He seems to be in the ...
Will the United States Become a Footnote in Afghanistan's History?The Nation.
Winning American Hearts: Ghani's Trip to the United StatesForeign Policy (blog)
Give Ghani a ChanceForeign Affairs
The Diplomat -NewsHub.org
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